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Man, play, and games

Author: Roger Caillois
Publisher: [New York] : Free Press of Glencoe, [1961]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Caillois, Roger, 1913-1978.
Man, play, and games.
[New York] Free Press of Glencoe [1961]
(OCoLC)600269994
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Caillois
OCLC Number: 792561
Notes: Translation of Les jeux et les hommes.
Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Translator's introduction --
The definition of play --
The classification of games --
The social function of games --
The corruption of games --
Toward a sociology derived from games --
An expanded theory of games --
Simulation and vertigo --
Competition and chance --
Revivals in the modern world --
Appendix 1. The importance of games of chance --
Appendix 2 : Psychological and mathematical approaches.
Other Titles: Jeux et les hommes.
Responsibility: Roger Caillois ; translated from the French by Meyer Barash.

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